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In a nutshell, we merged IBF and DWF into one service and changed our name to "Digital Workplace Group." The new name represents the broader set of services we've grown to offer, beyond an original focus on just intranets. We also changed the name of our monthly webinar from "IBF Live" to "Digital Workplace Live."
Although we've relabelled things, we're proud of our decade+ history and have left this page intact. Enjoy your time on our site and please contact us with any questions or comments.
Intranet Benchmarking Forum members were treated to an exceptional member meeting in Paris on 19 & 20 May. Hosted by AXA at their gorgeous HQ just off the Champs Elysees, the sun shone, the food was delicious, the intranets tours were plentiful and the discussion lively.
Members from across Europe and the US, including IKEA, Sara Lee, Reed Elsevier and Johnson & Johnson focussed on the subject of what it takes to make intranets interactive. Through live intranet tours, key note speakers, and practical working sessions, participants got to grips with the challenges of engaging employees and senior managers via the intranet.
Members discussed current challenges in achieving a balance of global-local news and and demonstrated a recent rollout of a global intranet platform, sharing some of the benefits they have realised through this approach (e.g.